Sport 4 Hour and Elite 10 Hour Adventure Race
The Blairsville Extreme Adventure Race (BEAR) will take place on September 17, 2016. Race director Jeff Leininger along with Race Designer Shane Hagerman will be setting 2 incredible courses.
Teams will be exploring the mountains, rivers, lakes, trails and beautiful woods surrounding Blairsville, Georgia. Home of the highest mountain in Georgia.
The 4 Hour Sport Race is perfect for beginners or families looking to have some fun discovering the outdoors with adventure racing. Easy to read and simple navigation will take you to some hidden spots around Blairsville. Distances are always based on your teams abilities and speed in adventure racing, however between 10-15 miles of mountain biking and 3-6 miles of trekking.
The 10 Hour Elite Race will take teams deeper into the surrounding mountains with some great climbs and an epic paddle. Rogaine trek section and special tasks. Looking for a mountain challenge? Distances are always based on your teams abilities and speed in adventure racing, however between 20-30 miles of mountain biking, 6-10 miles of paddling and 6-10 miles of trekking.
Instructions and (pre-plotted) map provided at check in followed by a pre-race meeting one hour before race start. All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare.
Water and snacks will be provided at every TA. Also, there are stores along the way, so bring cash.
T-shirts for all racers, and finisher medals to all finishers.
Post race dinner and award ceremony at Blairsville Georgia at the Civic Center.
[Disciplines (4 hour Race): Trekking, Biking, Simple Navigation and Urban Scavenger Hunt]
[Disciplines (10 hour Race): Trekking, Biking, Paddling, Navigation and Orienteering]
Date: September 17, 2016
Blairsville Civic Center (map)
|ELITE 10-HOUR||SPORT 4-HOUR|
In order to speed up the check in process on race day, please download and fill in the FLX Liability Waiver for each team member, and bring to the race with you.
Please click to read the Event Rules.
Please click to read the Mandatory Gear.
Early registration ends: 07/19/2016
Regular registration ends: 08/16/2016 **
Late registration ends: 09/13/2016
** Please note, if you register after regular registration ends, you might not receive a race specific t-shirt.